Sarah Island Historic Site, Tasmania

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Sarah Island Historic Site is only accessible via cruise from Strahan, on Macquarie Bay. For more information about cruises, including scheduling, check the link below and search Inspirock for Strahan cruises. Contact companies listed about options for visiting Sarah Island. Use our Strahan trip planner to add Sarah Island Historic Site and other attractions to your Strahan vacation plans.
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  • We came to Sarah Island as part of the Gordon River Cruise. When we arrived at the island, we were greeted be our tour guide, Janelle. Some people choose to wander the island without a guide, which wa...  more »
  • The day after arriving at Strahan we boarded the Gordon River Cruise and enjoyed views of Hell’s Gates, salmon farms, historic timber sites and Australia’s temperate rain forests. The final stop is vi...  more »
  • Sarah Island is the second oldest convict settlement in Australia and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated in 2010. Upon stepping off the pier, we were greeted by Ingrid, who proceeded to...  more »
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  • Some very old convict ruins and the tour guides were funny and informative
  • Cool place to explore with lots of history!
  • Very interesting to see. The world heritage cruise tour of the island is the best

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Strahan may be small, but its beauty draws scores of tourists--and available accommodations reflect this popularity. Refreshingly free of large hotels, Strahan boasts plenty of guesthouses, apartments, and bed and breakfasts, all radiating local charm and flavor. While most lodgings are not too ostentatious, several high-end options cater to visitors looking for luxury. Stunning nature is never too far away here, but those who want to spend their holiday even closer to it can choose between several RV parks and campgrounds, either in town or farther from civilization.
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